S3E4: Ask the expert- Starting up with Legal featuring Lauren Creel of Cooley LLP

Episode 4 May 25, 2021 00:37:21
S3E4: Ask the expert- Starting up with Legal featuring Lauren Creel of Cooley LLP
The Room Podcast
S3E4: Ask the expert- Starting up with Legal featuring Lauren Creel of Cooley LLP
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Show Notes

In this week’s episode of The Room Podcast, Madison and Claudia cover early stage startup legal needs, an essential part of the startup journey. Oftentimes, the first round of fundraising is the first time founders will interact with lawyers, and this relationship will continue for years beyond just the initial fundraise. They are also joined by Lauren Creel, Early-Stage Partner at Cooley, to help walk us through what the legal side of startup fundraising looks like. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Cooley is an international law firm with one of its specializations in startup and venture capital legal needs. We are proud to be sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank alongside Cooley LLP for Season 3 of The Room Podcast. 

 

This week’s key learnings include when to involve a lawyer when you are starting a startup, understanding the common components of a term sheet and what to look out for, and finally digging into the legal implications of company building decisions. Let’s open the door.

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